Robert John Meder, 0-411140, First Lieutenant
Co-Pilot Crew 6

Graduated college with BS degree.  Entered service on November 22, 1940 at Fort Hayes, Ohio.  Rated as pilot and commissioned Second Lieutenant, July 12, 1941.  Assigned 95th Bomb Squadron.  Was captured after Tokyo Raid and remained a Prisoner of War from April, 1942 until his death due to beri-beri and dysentery in prison camp on December 1, 1943.  Decorations include Distinguished Flying Cross and Chinese Breast order of Pao Ting.

Born August 23, 1917, Cleveland, Ohio
Died from beri-beri and dysentery while prisoner of Japanese on December 11, 1943


Arlington National Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Arlington, VA 22211

Section 12 Grave 159
Interment 1/17/1949

Plaque on the Wall of Valor, Lakewood High School, Lakewood, OH


Hit Counter

All content on this web site and the linked pages are property of Todd Joyce Copyright 1998-2012 and may not be copied, borrowed or duplicated without specific written permission.
If you have anything you would like to contribute to this web site please email me.  This site is best viewed at 1024 x 768 screen resolution.
This site was last updated on Monday, November 04, 2013
Click HERE for revision history.